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English Word:

lynch law


English Pronunciation:

lynch law


Noun:


⇨Definition

Lynch" law

. The act or practice by private persons of inflicting punishment for crimes or offenses, without due process of law.

Note: The term Lynch law is said to be derived from a Virginian named Lynch, who took the law into his own hands. But the origin of the term is very doubtful.



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3.lyncean
4.lynch
5.lynch law
6.lynch mob
7.lyncher
8.lynchet
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10.lynching
11.lynchpin
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14.lynden
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16.lyne
17.Lynette
18.Lynn
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